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Incremental btrfs snapshot backups with push/pull support via SSH

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Btrfs snapshot backup utility
* Push/pull support via SSH
* Syslog logging
* Compression of transferred data

``` --help
btrfs-sxbackup v0.3.2 by masc
usage: [-h] [-sm SOURCE_MAX_SNAPSHOTS]
source_subvolume destination_container_subvolume

positional arguments:
source_subvolume Source subvolume to backup. Local path or SSH url.
Destination subvolume receiving snapshots. Local path
or SSH url.

optional arguments:
-h, --help show this help message and exit
Maximum number of source snapshots to keep (defaults
to 10).
Maximum number of destination snapshots to keep
(defaults to 10).
Override path to source snapshot container subvolume.
Both absolute and relative paths are possible.
(defaults to 'sxbackup', relative to source subvolume)
-c, --compress Enables compression, requires lzop to be installed on
both source and destination
-li LOG_IDENT, --log-ident LOG_IDENT
Log ident used for syslog logging, defaults to script
-q, --quiet Do not log to STDOUT

## Dependencies ##
#### Required ####
The following packages have to be available on both source and destination
* btrfs-progs

The system executing btrfs-backup requires
* python3

#### Optional ####
* ssh (for remote push/pull, not required for local operation)
* lzop (for compression support if desired)
* pv (provides progress indication if installed)

## Installation ##
pip install <btrfs-sxbackup-archive.tar.gz>

## Setup ##
* when using ssh, public/private key authentication should be set up

## Examples ##
``` ssh:// /backup/myhost
Pulls snapshot backups of ___/___ on remote host ___myhost.org___ to local subvolume ___/backup/myhost___
``` / ssh://
Pushes snapshot backups of local subvolume ___/___ to remote subvolume ___/backup/myhost___ on host ___mybackupserver.org___

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